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A Place to Learn

A Place to Learn is a film in the Archive produced by the Learning Resource Center in 1972. At this point in time, the Library/LRC was on West Campus in Building J (later renamed OCC). Then, as now, our mission, to serve our students and faculty by providing them with instruction and cutting edge technology, remains.

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Citing Archival Material

Following is the standard format for citing material from the College of DuPage Archive:

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, College of DuPage Archive, (item) , (date) , (record group) .

Example 1:
Glen Ellyn, Illinois, College of DuPage Archive, Registration Survey, Winter Quarter, 1977, Record Group H/3.

Example 2:
Glen Ellyn, Illinois, College of DuPage Archive, The Courier, vol. 6, no. 8, 16 Nov. 1972, Record Group M/7.1.

Example 3:
Glen Ellyn, Illinois, College of DuPage Archive, memo regarding summer move to building A, 17 April 1973, Record Group E/2.

Alternatively, if a specific citation style is required, the specific archival identifier can be appended:

Genre-appropriate citation. Box number, Folder number. Unique identifier and collection name. Archives name, Institutional affiliation, Location. Date accessed.

Example 4:
Voelz, Doris. Symposium on Career and Employment Opportunities for Women. 13 September 1973. Record Group I/3.8. College of DuPage Archive, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. 1 April 2015.

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Reading Room

The Robert A. Veihman Archives Reading Room is located in the College of DuPage Library on the third floor of the Student Resource Center in SRC 3103. The College of DuPage Archive is open to anyone wishing to use the collection under the supervision of the Archivist. All materials are non-circulating and must remain in the Reading Room. If you are unable to visit the Archive, reference inquiries are accepted by mail, email, and telephone.

• Upon arrival, please sign in with the Archivist.
• No food or drink is allowed in the Reading Room.
• Please use care in handling all material.
• Do not rearrange materials in folders or boxes. Maintain the original order in which you found the materials.
• Use pencil only when taking notes.
• Please silence cell phone ringers. Calls should take place outside the Library.
• Cameras and other devices may be used to photograph items in the collection. Please see the policy on photography for further information.
• Black and white photocopies or scans of archival materials may be requested, and are done by staff.
• Laptops and tablets are allowed in the Reading Room. Wireless internet access is available.

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COD Archives

The College of DuPage Archive is the agency officially responsible for the collection, preservation, and administration of the historical and official records of the College of DuPage. The focus of the collection will be on the history and development of the college, including instructional and scholarly aspects as well as features of student life. The mission of the Archive is to make its collection accessible to all who wish to consult them as well as preserve the collection for future users. The Archive serves as a research facility for scholars or members of the public interested in some phase of the history of the College, and provides reference services related to the historical and official records of the College.

The Robert A. Veihman Archives Reading Room is located in the College of DuPage Library on the third floor of the Student Resource Center in SRC 3103. The College of DuPage Archive is open to anyone wishing to use the collection under the supervision of the Archivist. Although material does not circulate, copies may be requested. If you are unable to visit the archive, reference inquiries are accepted by mail, email, and telephone.

For questions about the Archive or to make an appointment contact:

Jenny Dunbar
Archivist
[email protected]
(630) 942-3720

Or

Rebecca Cremin
Library Coordinator
[email protected]
(630) 942-2978

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